Franco Center’s 2017-18 Performance Season – Underwriter & Sponsor Levels

Thank you for considering the following proposals for different levels of support of the Franco Center. Becoming an underwriter or sponsor at one of the following levels for our 2017-18 Season confers upon you or your company the following benefits:

$10,000 and above – Season Underwriter

  • Name and logo will appear on the Franco Center’s digital marquee a minimum of 175,200 times per year (480 times per day) on the corner of Cedar Oxford Streets, a very busy traffic artery connecting Lewiston and Auburn used by 10,000 to 20,000 cars per day
  • Full-page color ad in our season program booklet, distributed to all attendees of Franco Center events for an entire year
  • Verbal acknowledgement before every audience at all in-house events, asking them to thank and support your company
  • Sponsor name placement on all print advertisements including local newspapers and monthly magazines
  • Sponsor name and logo placement on all event posters and handbills posted at the Franco Center and distributed throughout the Greater Androscoggin area, and name listed in all Franco Center newspaper and magazine ads
  • Name and logo placement in main lobby light boxes at the Franco Center
  • Logo and link placement on every page of our web site (francocenter.org), in a size larger than other sponsors at lower levels
  • A framed announcement expressing our appreciation to major underwriters on all tables during our monthly luncheon gatherings, known as “La Rencontre”
  • Tickets to all in-house concerts, in-house events at which meals are served (Medieval Feast, Cabaret Nights, etc.) plus 4 tickets to our annual Gala and unlimited tickets to all Piano Series performances (please note that not all events at the Franco Center are “in-house” events – many are produced staged by outside arts organizations who rent Performance and Heritage Halls)
  • Sponsor logos on lobby video displays to be viewed before every performance
  • Invitation to Appreciation Night Reception and Concert, usually in March during Francophone Week (La Semaine de la Francophonie).

$5,000.00 Season Sponsor I

  • Name and logo will appear on the Franco Center’s digital marquee a minimum of 87,600 times per year (240 times per day) on the corner of Cedar Oxford Streets, a very busy traffic artery connecting Lewiston and Auburn used by 10,000 to 20,000 cars per day
  • Full-page color ad in our season program booklet, distributed to all attendees of Franco Center events for an entire year
  • Verbal acknowledgement before every audience at all in-house events, asking them to thank and support your company
  • Sponsor name placement on all print advertisements including local newspapers and monthly magazines
  • Sponsor name and logo placement on all event posters and handbills posted at the Franco Center and distributed throughout the Greater Androscoggin area
  • Logo and link placement on every page of our web site (francocenter.org)
  • A framed announcement expressing our appreciation to major underwriters on all tables during our monthly luncheon gatherings, known as “La Rencontre”
  • Tickets to all in-house concerts and in-house events at which meals are served (Medieval Feast, Cabaret Nights, etc.). Plus 4 tickets to our Annual Gala and to all Piano Series performances (and please note that not all events at the Franco Center are “in-house” events – many are produced staged by outside arts organizations who rent Performance and Heritage Halls)
  • Logo on lobby video displays to be viewed before every performance

$2,500.00 Season Sponsor II

  • Name and logo will appear on the Franco Center’s digital marquee a minimum of 43,800 times per year (120 times per day) on the corner of Cedar Oxford Streets, a very busy traffic artery connecting Lewiston and Auburn used by 10,000 to 20,000 cars per day
  • Half-page color ad in our season program booklet, distributed to all attendees of Franco Center events for an entire year
  • Verbal acknowledgement before every audience at all in-house events asking them to thank and support your company
  • Logo and link placement on every page of our web site (the newly re-designed francocenter.org)
  • Name and logo placement in main lobby light boxes at the Franco Center
  • 2 tickets to our Annual Gala and 4 tickets to each Piano Series concert
  • Logo on lobby video displays to be viewed before every in-house performance

It is our hope that you will consider becoming a season underwriter or sponsor for the Franco Center. As you know, we bring quality entertainment and many educational programs to people of all ages. It is only through the support of generous people in our community that this is possible. We sincerely hope that you will become part of our support team.